"In a world awash in crude, oil producers and traders are facing a billion-barrel conundrum: where to put it all."
EJToday: Top Headlines
- Source: Wall St. Journal, 03/06/2015
"Cleaner air has for the first time been linked to bigger and stronger lungs among school-age children, according to findings released Wednesday from a two-decade study in Southern California."Source: LA Times, 03/06/2015
The Ringling Brothers circus, after years of protests by animal rights groups, announced that it will phase out elephant acts.Source: NY Times, 03/06/2015
"The Senate on Wednesday failed to override President Obama’s veto of a bill that would have approved construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline."
"For more than a decade, the New Jersey attorney general’s office conducted a hard-fought legal battle to hold Exxon Mobil Corporation responsible for decades of environmental contamination in northern New Jersey."
"McDonald’s said on Wednesday that it would begin using chickens that are not raised with antibiotics used to treat humans, a move likely to put pressure on competitors of the fast-food chain, which now sells more chicken than beef."
"The Senate's top Republican is telling states to ignore a central part of President Barack Obama's plans to curb the pollution blamed for global warming."Source: AP, 03/05/2015
"Two hundred million and counting: That's how many times a documentary about China's massive air pollution problem has been viewed online since the weekend. Environmentalists are hailing it as an eye-opener for Chinese citizens."Source: NPR, 03/05/2015
"A dozen wells used to pump oil and gas in California's Central Valley have been ordered to stop production to protect underground drinking water from contamination, officials said Tuesday."Source: AP, 03/05/2015
"Deepwater Wind LLC received $290 million in financing that will allow it to begin building its Block Island offshore wind project in Rhode Island, the first one in the U.S."Source: Bloomberg, 03/05/2015
"The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is overhauling its voluntary labeling system for designating that household cleaners and contain environmentally safe ingredients."Source: The Hill, 03/05/2015
"FRANKLIN GROVE, Ill. — For the first time in almost two centuries, wild bison are roaming east of the Mississippi River."Source: Aljazeera America, 03/05/2015
The UN climate talks that will culminate in Paris in December are hard to follow. Here's help.Source: Ensia, 03/05/2015
"The White House on Tuesday threatened to veto a pair of Republican bills aimed at changing the way the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) uses science to justify regulations."Source: The Hill, 03/04/2015
"In a new chapter in Congress’s battle over climate change and how to address it, senators on the Environment and Public Works Committee are dueling over scientific conflicts of interest and academic freedom."Source: Boston Globe, 03/04/2015